IPL 2021 dates, locations and schedule: The tournament will likely start in early April.
Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021: The long-awaited Indian Premier League (IPL) season will likely begin from the first week of April. The tournament will begin after the completion of the announced Vijay Hazare Trophy, Senior Women’s One-Day Matches and Vinod Mankad U19 matches.
After the successful completion of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2020-21, BCCI would love to stage India as the venue for IPL 2021. According to Times of India reports, BCCI will host the fourteenth edition of the Premier League Indian in India only.
The final decision on this will be taken at the IPL Board of Directors meeting. April 11 are the tentative dates for the opening of IPL 2021.
In March, the India-England series will be over after all scheduled matches, and players will have ample time to rest and play IPL from April 11.
The IPL 2021 final will take place around the first week of June, after which the ICC T20 World Cup and ICC World Championship are scheduled.
On March 28, the India-England series will be wrapped up. The two teams will play the third and final one-day international match on the 28 in Pune. Many other international series will also end around the same time. Two weeks would be enough for players to get enough rest, complete quarantine protocols and respective franchise sponsorship requirements.
Venues for the 2021 IPL games:
IPL sites are confined to the outskirts of Maharashtra. Wankhede, Maharashtra Cricket Association, Reliance Stadium, Brabourne Stadium and DY Patil will host the matches.
Ahmedabad’s Motera Stadium (Sardar Patel Stadium) will host more IPL end-of-business (knockout) matches.
Confirmed details of the entire tournament as well as the schedule and fixtures will be released after the 2021 IPL mini-auctions which are scheduled for February 18 in Chennai after the first two test matches against England.
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